New York Yankees at Tampa Bay Rays 9/11/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Monday, September 11, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: CC Sabathia vs. Jake Odorizzi
Tropicana Field is the site of the matchup between the New York Yankees and the Tampa Bay Rays on Monday, September 11, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are CC Sabathia for the Yankees and Jake Odorizzi for the Rays.
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New York opens at -130 while Tampa Bay opens at +120. The Yankees have a 73-65-3 over/under record and a 75-66-0 run line mark. The Rays are 68-75-0 against the run line and have a 72-68-3 over/under record.
Valuable New York Yankees Betting Trends
The New York Yankees are 73-65-3 against the over/under
The New York Yankees are 75-66-0 against the run line
Important Tampa Bay Rays Betting Trends
The Tampa Bay Rays are 72-68-3 against the over/under
The Tampa Bay Rays are 68-75-0 against the run line
Key New York Yankees Injuries
09/06/17 P Adam Warren Back 10-day DL (09/06)
09/03/17 CF Aaron Hicks Oblique 10-day DL (09/03)
08/18/17 1B Garrett Cooper Tendonitis 10-day DL (08/17)
08/15/17 P Luis Cessa Back 60-day DL (08/15)
08/10/17 CF Clint Frazier Oblique 10-day DL (08/09)
07/16/17 P Michael Pineda Elbow 60-day DL (07/11)
Key Tampa Bay Rays Injuries
09/10/17 RF Steven Souza Jr. Knee doubtful Sunday vs. Boston Red Sox
08/21/17 P Jacob Faria Abdominal 10-day DL (08/17)
06/26/17 P Diego Moreno Shoulder 60-day DL (05/22)
06/23/17 LF Colby Rasmus Hip 10-day DL (06/19)
06/09/17 LF Rickie Weeks Jr. Shoulder 10-day DL (06/09)
06/01/17 P Kevin Gadea Elbow 60-day DL (03/26)
06/01/17 3B Matt Duffy Achilles 60-day DL (04/02)
06/01/17 P Shawn Tolleson Elbow 60-day DL (04/01)
05/18/17 P Xavier Cedeno Forearm 60-day DL (04/18)
04/01/17 P Nathan Eovaldi Elbow 60-day DL (03/10)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Yankees have a 76-65 overall record this season. Starting pitcher CC Sabathia has a 11-5 record with an earned run average of 3.91 and a WHIP of 1.29. He has 99 strikeouts over his 126.2 innings pitched and he's given up 117 hits. He allows 8.3 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.61. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.45 and they have given up 362 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .207 against the bullpen and they've struck out 560 hitters and walked 193 batters. As a team, New York allows 7.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.6 batters per nine innings. They are 5th in the league in team earned run average at 3.79. The Yankees pitchers collectively have given up 1,108 base hits and 532 earned runs. They have allowed 170 home runs this season, ranking them 20th in the league. New York as a pitching staff has walked 438 batters and struck out 1,345. They have walked 3.1 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.22 and their FIP as a unit is 3.92.
As a team New York is hitting .260, good for 9th in the league. The Yankees hold a .438 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .337, which is good for 3rd in baseball. They rank 7th in MLB with 9.0 hits per game. Brett Gardner is hitting .257 with an on-base percentage of .347. He has 135 hits this season in 525 at bats with 54 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .423 and an OPS+ of 101. Aaron Judge is hitting .274 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .409. He has totaled 132 hits and he has driven in 87 men in 482 at bats. His OPS+ is 153 while his slugging percentage is at .568. The Yankees have 1,272 hits, including 224 doubles and 203 home runs. New York has walked 534 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,234 times as a unit. They have left 1,041 men on base and have a team OPS of .775. They score 5.21 runs per contest and have scored a total of 734 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Tampa Bay has a 70-73 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.58, Jake Odorizzi has a 8-7 record and a 1.30 WHIP. He has 103 strikeouts over the 123.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 108 hits. He allows 7.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.75. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.96 and they have given up 414 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .233 against the Rays bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 427 batters and walked 178 opposing hitters. As a team, Tampa Bay allows 8.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.3 batters per nine innings. They are 9th in the league in team earned run average at 4.09. The Rays pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,177 base knocks and 578 earned runs this season. They have given up 176 home runs this year, which ranks 15th in Major League Baseball. Tampa Bay as a staff has walked 446 hitters and struck out 1,171 batters. They give up a walk 3.2 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.3 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.28 while their FIP as a staff is 4.26.
As a team, they are batting .245, good for 27th in the league. The Rays hold a .425 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .318, which is good for 23rd in baseball. They rank 26th in MLB with 8.3 hits per contest. Logan Morrison comes into this matchup batting .249 with an OBP of .352. He has 115 hits this year along with 82 RBI in 462 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .530 with an OPS+ of 136. Corey Dickerson is hitting .282 this season and he has an OBP of .328. He has collected 151 hits in 535 at bats while driving in 60 runs. He has an OPS+ of 122 and a slugging percentage of .503. The Rays as a unit have 1,187 base hits, including 206 doubles and 202 homers. Tampa Bay has walked 485 times this year and they have struck out on 1,363 occasions. They have had 987 men left on base and have an OPS of .743. They have scored 4.31 runs per game and totaled 616 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Yankees/Rays MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Yankees -130
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